Lacquer pen box

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Maker(s)
Artist: Attributed to Muhammad Ali
Historical period(s)
18th century
Medium
Wood inlaid with mother-of-pearl, brass, malachite, and covered with black lacquer
Dimensions
H x W x D: 24 x 4 x 4 cm (9 7/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 9/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Jane S. and Roderick M. Engert
Accession Number
F1986.9a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Container, Lacquer
Type

Pen box

Keywords
inlay, Iran, writing, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Mr. and Mrs. Jane S. and Robert M. Engert

Published References
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Freer Gallery of Art. vol. 24, no. 5 Hong Kong, May 1993. p. 75.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum